Monday, April 15, 2013

Settling in

Well, I've been home for almost a week now and I'm just now getting some time to catch my breath and update. I had a lovely time in England with Jill. We walked a lot, and managed to cram the British Museum, the special exhibit at the British Museum on Pompeii, Evensong and an organ recital at Westminster Abbey, 221 b Baker Street, Tate Britain, and the Globe. I saw lots of wonderful things, and fell in love with mosaics.

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I think the best thing in the whole trip was the Pompeii exhibit--worth every penny of the entrance price, and even more enjoyable since I had just finished teaching ancient Rome in history class. The achievements of the Romans were amazing, but you realize that if they had been a God-fearing society they could have done much more!

I've been settling back into home life, and re-learning a lot of things. How odd to throw all your trash in one bin, be able to run out for things you forgot, and to have siblings much older in real life than they are in your head! It was nice and cool when I first arrived, but now it's warming up. Hopefully this coming weekend will be as cool as advertised...

Here's a picture of Jill and I freezing on our first morning in London. Good thing I had lovely hand knit items to combat the chill!

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1 comment:

  1. glad you had such a good time in England. looking forward to seeing more pics. :)